Thais outraged by child boxer’s death in ring

Thais have reacted with shock and anger after a 13-year-old boxer died during a charity bout, reviving calls for a ban on fights between children in the brutal Muay Thai martial art. Thai boxing is hugely popular in the country and many fighters enter the sport at a young age in search of fame and ...

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Leicester City honor late Thai owner Vichai

Leicester City honor late Thai owner Vichai

Leicester City fans fell silent on Saturday in a heartfelt tribute to late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha before the first home match since he was killed in a helicopter crash two...

And a Child Shall Lead Them: Thai girl, 11, soars at drone championships

And a Child Shall Lead Them: Thai girl, 11, soars at drone championships

Eleven-year-old Wanraya “Milk” Wannapong has done it again, earning top honors yesterday at the first-ever FAI World Drone Racing Championships in Shenzhen, China. Wanraya...

Leicester City footballers in Bangkok to pay respects to Vichai

Leicester City footballers in Bangkok to pay respects to Vichai

Players and staff from Leicester City were set to arrive in Bangkok Sunday to attend a mourning rite for the club’s chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, whose death last week...

Funeral for Leicester City’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha to be held in his Thai hometown

Funeral for Leicester City’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha to be held in his Thai hometown

The elaborate funeral of Leicester City’s Thai owner and duty-free mogul Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was set to begin at a Buddhist temple in Bangkok Saturday, with members of...

Vardy urges Leicester to ‘do Vichai proud’ after helicopter tragedy

Vardy urges Leicester to ‘do Vichai proud’ after helicopter tragedy

Jamie Vardy has urged his Leicester teammates to honor the memory of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha as they prepare to return to action following their owner’s shocking death in a...

Pre-kickoff minute of silence to precede Leicester City-Cardiff match this Saturday

Pre-kickoff minute of silence to precede Leicester City-Cardiff match this Saturday

In the spirit of good sportsmanship, the game will go on. Leicester City’s match against Cardiff this Saturday is set to go ahead on the one-week anniversary of team owner...

World reacts to death of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

World reacts to death of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha

Hours after the Leicester City football club officially confirmed that Thai billionaire boss Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people killed in the helicopter crash at the...

Billionaire King Power/Leicester City owner confirmed dead in helicopter crash

Billionaire King Power/Leicester City owner confirmed dead in helicopter crash

Leicester City’s Thai billionaire boss was among five people killed when his helicopter crashed and burst into flames in the Premier League side’s stadium car park...

Fears for Leicester City’s Thai chairman’s safety after helicopter crash

Fears for Leicester City’s Thai chairman’s safety after helicopter crash

Fears grew for Leicester City’s charismatic Thai chairman on Sunday after a helicopter belonging to the billionaire crashed and burst into flames in the football stadium car...


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